Listening is a powerful tool that can have powerful effects on its recipient. It is also a difficult one to master. On 5 November 2020, Initiatives of Change Switzerland led an online workshop on the theme of listening as part of Geneva Peace Week…
Listening is a core skill in the work of a peacemaker. True listening involves the whole self in ways that can have a profound effect on the listener. Harrowing stories and events can touch us at deep and unpredictable levels and can be detrimental…
This session is organized by Initiatives of Change (IofC) Switzerland and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) as part of the Geneva Peace Week 2020. It will explore the dynamics of environmental peacebuilding through three case-studies,…
On 7 November 2018, 75 people participated in the latest event in IofC Switzerland’s Enriching Encounters series, which took place in the UN Library in Geneva. ‘Peacebuilders – Voices from local communities’ was co-organized with the Library, as…
Beyond Prevention: 5 Alternative Ways to Peace - Geneva Peace Week 2018 - When: 7 Nov, 2017 - 12.30 - 14.00 - Where: UNOG Library
Peacebuilding is often seen as a sophisticated process, aimed at restoring the ways society deals with conflicts and at strengthening institutional capacities; a complex series of actions that require in-depth technical knowledge and bureaucratic…
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